Phoenix and the surrounding suburbs are inspiration hotspots for both interior and exterior designs. From gorgeous homes to unique buildings, homeowners can fuel their creativeness from all the magnificent structures that fill the beautiful landscape of the Valley. Whether you are looking for interior designs ideas to include in your new home or just looking for some fun things to do in Phoenix that revolve around architecture and design, take a day to explore these unique places.

Taliesin West

Located in the foothills of the McDowell Mountains, Frank Lloyd Wright, America’s most famous architect, and his students, built Taliesin West in 1937. He spent his winters here teaching the younger generations of architects. From the custom-built buildings and features to the beautiful desert landscape that encompasses the estate, you are sure to fall in love with some or all of the design features.

Wrigley Mansion

Constructed by the chewing-gum magnate, William Wrigley, Jr., the Wrigley Mansion has become an iconic landmark in Phoenix. The Spanish Colonial-inspired style, the mansion is known for its stunning views of the city and elaborate interior design.

Desert Botanical Garden

There is no better way to capture the essence of the desert landscape in your home design than to explore the desert itself. At the Desert Botanical Garden, you will find 140 acres filled with trails to see more than 21,000 plants. There are collections of plants from Australia, Baja California, and South America.

Mystery Castle

The Mystery Castle can be found nestled in the foothills of the South Mountain Park and was built by Boyce Luther Gulley. Using found or inexpensive materials, the Castle was pieced together to form a true fairytale structure complete with a chapel, cantina, and a dungeon. The Mystery Castle is truly one-of-a-kind and a must-see for those seeking some fairytale inspiration.

J.M. Evans House

“The Onion House” as some native Phoenicians may know the J.M. Evans House by, is the oldest of only two real Queen Anne-Victorian homes still standing in Phoenix today. The iconic onion-shaped dome over the small porch is how it got its nickname. Showcasing excessive ornamentation outside and inside the home, there are plenty of unique design features to help the creative ideas flow.

If you have a particular style of home or features, you must have in mind, let Jeff Barchi, P.C. Realtor help you in your search of your next home. If you are looking for homes for sale in Phoenix, AZ, get in touch with Jeff Barchi for more information.